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Sure Signal Products Recalls Heat-Activated Fire Alarms Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire

Sure Signal Products is recalling approximately 375,000 heat-activated fire alarm devices due to a defective fusible link sensor (fuse) on the fire alarm that can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers…

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